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1 hr ago | Entrepreneur Magazine

How to Do Business Like a Genius

Who is the smartest person you know? An average IQ is 100 points, while someone who is a genius has an IQ of 140 points or more.

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5 hrs ago | Cape Cod Times

Conservatism embraces innovation

In response to Robert Reich's column , owners of corporations, such as Hobby Lobby, have a religious right to withhold providing employees contraceptives that kill a fertilized egg.

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Related Topix: Inventions, Science / Technology, Steve Jobs, Mark Zuckerberg, Startups, Facebook, Warren Buffett, Opinion

10 hrs ago | Network World

Watch OneNote's hilariously bad LMFAO parody and 8 more classic Microsoft spoofs

Microsoft's deep love of hilariously bad parody videos has struck once again, with the OneNote team rolling out "Click it and I Note It," an absolute gem of a disaster that celebrates the note-taking service's deep Surface Pro 3 integration by miming LMFAO's already ridiculous "I'm Sexy and I Know It."

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Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups

14 hrs ago | Science

Puncturing a fantasy

It's hard to imagine a better way to discourage young people from embarking on scientific or technical careers than highly visible mass layoffs at one of the country's largest and best-known tech firms, coupled with a plea to admit more immigrant labor.

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Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Free Republic

Usa Today Column: Bill Gates’ Tech Worker Lie

Business executives and politicians endlessly complain that there is a "shortage" of qualified Americans and that the U.S. must admit more high-skilled guest workers to fill jobs in STEM fields: science, technology, engineering and math.

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Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, Outsourcing

Switched

Here's Why We Definitely Approve Of This Bill Gates, John Green Bromance

If there ever were a selfie to feel excited about, it's this one of Bill Gates and John Green.

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Schools Matter

Evan Bayh Loves Christel DeHaan and Hedge Funders: Corporate School Alert

Back in 2002 in an article for the neoliberal Democratic Leadership Council entitled "How Bush Stole Education," Bill Gates' operative Andy Rotherham, the hedge fund-funded Democrats for Education Reform's former director, insisted that NCLB was more Evan Bayh and Joe Lieberman's pet project than it was George Bush's.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Evan Bayh, Democrat, George Bush, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mike Pence, Standardized Testing, Education

The Courier Mailer

Beware the 'Mommy Platoons' as they fight Common Core education reforms

The Hillsboro School District's adoption of a new math curriculum to meet the Common Core's tough new standards at the middle-school level stirred opposition from some parents in May 2013.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Oregon

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Kmareka.com

Microsoft Lays Off 18,000 Workers While Seeking Visas for Foreign Worksrs

All this pressure from Bill Gates and his education reform to make more test-proficient students, and then he goes off and hires foreign workers instead of the Americans he is supposedly so worried about Unbelievable.

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Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, Warren Buffett, US Politics, US News, Jeff Sessions, US Senate, Republican

Silicon Alley Insider

These 11 Colleges Have Minted A Ton Of Successful Tech Executives

Though many of tech's most successful entrepreneurs are college dropouts - Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg, and Michael Dell, just to name a few - a degree can goes long way when it comes to starting a business.

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Related Topix: Computers, Dell, Microsoft, Startups, Social Software, LinkedIn

Daily Mail

Motel where Microsoft was founded has been turned into affordable...

Bill Gates and Paul Allen lived in Albuquerque, New Mexico's Sundowner Motor Hotel in 1975 when they were founding Microsoft Five years ago, the abandoned building was bought by New Life Homes which turned the motel into affordable housing The cheap Albuquerque, New Mexico motel that Bill Gates and Paul Allen called home in the early days of ... (more)

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Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, Albuquerque, NM

Forbes.com

How Bill Gates And A Media Start Up Made An Ancient Book A Modern Best Seller

Bill Gates , the founder of Microsoft and the richest man in the U.S., always had a mouth that moved financial markets.

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Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, New York, Warren Buffett

Computing.co.uk

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Will Windows ever become free? It seems unlikely on the face of it. It may not be universally loved, but nearly everybody uses it, and many, many enterprises depend on it.

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Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, Science, Computer Science, Steve Jobs

USA Today

China puts Microsoft under official investigation

Chinese government investigators visited Microsoft offices in four key Chinese cities on Monday, according to a company spokeswoman.

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Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Microsoft, Startups

USA Today

China puts Microsoft under official investigation

Government investigators visited Microsoft offices in four Chinese cities on Monday, according to a company spokeswoman.

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Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Microsoft, Startups, Internet, Science / Technology,

Clickz

Microsoft: Who Cares?

Microsoft's recent announcement that it will lay off 18,000 employees further shows the company's missteps in today's technology world, but it seems no matter what the numbers say, Microsoft is here to stay.

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Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, Laptops/Notebooks, IBM, Marketing

Sun Jul 27, 2014

CNN

A World Without AIDS

I think we figured out the easy part, which is finding the cure to AIDS. But now we will be faced with another challenge.

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Related Topix: Pharmaceuticals, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Charitable Organizations

Sat Jul 26, 2014

NEWS.com.au

AFP officers deployed to Kharkiv

A LARGE contingent of AFP officers is in Ukraine ready to secure the MH17 crash site, as Julie Bishop pushes for a security deal to be ratified on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Hip-Hop, The a-Team, Australia, Oceania, World News, Microsoft, Startups

NEWS.com.au

Second Air Algerie black box found

THE UN peacekeeping mission in Mali says they've found the second black box from the Air Algerie plane that crashed, killing 118 people.

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Related Topix: Hip-Hop, The a-Team, Microsoft, Startups, Groove Commerce, Burkina Faso, World News, Africa

NEWS.com.au

EU sanctions top Russia officials

A TEAM of student developers from New Zealand have developed a socialising app that could make its way to Bill Gates if they win a Microsoft competition.

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Related Topix: Hip-Hop, The a-Team, Microsoft, Startups

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